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I saw this one in our garden in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It seemed to be hiding from the harsh sunlight that was there. I have never seen this bug before. Anyone know what bug this could be? enter image description here

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  • $\begingroup$ Does it jump away if you disturb it? $\endgroup$ Sep 10 at 15:36
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This appears to be a springtail (Collembola). I'm not familiar with Sri Lankan fauna, but the overall body plan (kind of oval, pudgy, short-legged) reminds me of a subgroup of springtails, the Poduromorpha.

You can see similar-looking species in the Superfamily Neanuroidea, which are an example group in the Poduromorpha order:

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Brachystomella parvula from UK; Credit: Andy Murray (2012); Source: Wikimedia

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Red Poduromorph Springtails (family Neanuridae) ; Credit: Elahi Rayan (2018); Source: Wikimedia

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    $\begingroup$ FYI springtails are not insects but a closely related group of hexapods $\endgroup$ Sep 10 at 21:39

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